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Mazars and Pannone Corporate advise French owner of Manchester broker Finch on UK acquisition

The corporate teams at Mazars LLP, the international accounting and advisory firm and Pannone Corporate, the Manchester-based law firm, have advised French insurance broker Verlingue on its acquisition of specialist broker, ICB Group. The move triples Verlingue’s size in the UK market…

North West law firm partner appointed as non-executive director of private equity fund

Stephen Jarman, partner at North West law firm, Bermans, has been appointed as non-executive director of Acuity Private Fund. Stephen’s role will include providing independent oversight and provoking constructive dialogue to the board, whilst bringing a degree of objectivity to board deliberations…

Places and Spaces: Understanding Placemaking

Join theEword at the magnificent XYZ building in Spinningfields for a panel discussion featuring some of Manchester's foremost placemaking experts. The Panel Razi Riahi - Placemaking Strategy Director at DS.Emotion Prof Cathy Parker - Professor of Marketing and Retail Enterprise at MMU…

Be the Business – Productivity Leadership Group (PLG) Mentoring Programme

The Business Growth Hub is seeking companies to take part in a new mentoring programme.  1. Background Productivity growth in the UK following the 2008 recession has been, and remains, elusive. Whilst the UK’s employment rate has increased, the slowdown in the…

Star-Studded Panel Launches First Heraean in Manchester

The first Heraean event to be staged at the Manchester Sporting Club will be themed "Medal-Winning Women" and will feature a stellar panel of successful sportswomen. 6pm to 9pm, 15 August 2018, Manchester Sporting Club. Tracey Neville, the England netball former player…

With One Voice International Arts and Homelessness Summit & Festival

From 12 to 18 November 2018 The International Arts and Homelessness Summit and Festival will take place in partnership with Greater Manchester’s Mayor’s Office. Arts and homelessness projects and events will be showcased in a Festival through Greater Manchester; and from 15…

Mills & Reeve advises Tampopo on its latest East Street venue

The real estate team at the Manchester office of Mills & Reeve has advised Tampopo on the opening of its first East Street concept in Manchester city centre. The 56-seater restaurant in Piccadilly Gardens, which offers fast, fresh food from an open…

UHY Hacker Young Manchester strengthens turnaround and recovery team with the appointment of new partner

UHY Hacker Young Manchester are delighted to announce the appointment of former BDO partner, Tracey Pye, to head up its Turnaround and Recovery (T&R) service in the North-West. Tracey, who previously ran an independent boutique advisory company delivering transformation solutions for stakeholders…

Why social value is good for your business

Many companies support charities with dress down days or a one off sponsored event. But there is a lot to be gained for both parties by using the day to day skills you apply in your business to help the third sector.…

Auction Against Hunger is coming to Manchester!

Action Against Hunger is bringing its flagship charity food, drink and music party, to Manchester for the first time. Top chefs & restaurants serving up street food all night in Upper Campfield Market, washed down with drinks from the favourite bars in…